Some Quotes to Enhance Your Essays !


Achievement Quotations

“We need to internalize this idea of excellence. Not many folks spend a lot of time trying to be excellent. ” ~~ Barrack Obama

“If you’re walking down the right path and you’re willing to keep walking, eventually you’ll make progress.” ~~ Barrack Obama

“Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world.” ~~ Louis Pasteur

“Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.” ~~ Louis Pasteur

“Chance favors the prepared mind” ~~ Louis Pasteur

“When I was young I observed that nine out of every ten things I did were failures, so I did ten times more work” ~~ George Bernard Shaw

“It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.” ~~ Edmund Hillary

“The habits of a vigorous mind are formed in contending with difficulties.” ~~ Abigail Adams to John Quincy Adams, January 19, 1780

“You must lose a fly to catch a trout.” ~~ George Herbert

“Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible. I think it’s in my basement… let me go upstairs and check.” ~~ M.C. Escher

“Eighty percent of success is showing up.” ~~ Woody Allen

“If you’re not failing every now and again, it’s a sign you’re not doing anything very innovative.” ~~ Woody Allen

“I didn’t fail 1000 times. The light bulb was an invention with 1000 steps.” ~~ Thomas Edison

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” ~~ Thomas A. Edison

“If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.” ~~ Thomas A. Edison

“Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.” ~~ Thomas A. Edison

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” ~~ Thomas A. Edison

“Nothing happens quite by chance. It’s a question of accretion of information and experience.” ~~ Jonas Salk

“It is always with excitement that I wake up in the morning wondering what my intuition will toss up to me, like gifts from the sea. I work with it and rely on it. It’s my partner.” ~~ Jonas Salk

“If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it, I know I can achieve it.” ~~ Jesse Jackson

“The single greatest effect on student achievement is not race, it is not poverty — it is the effectiveness of the teacher.” ~~ Harry K. Wong

“It is the teacher — what the teacher knows and can do — that is the most significant factor in student achievement.” ~~ Harry K. Wong

“The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.” ~~ Napolean Hill

“Achievement is largely the product of steadily raising one’s level of aspiration and expectation.”~~ Jack Nicklaus

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. ” ~~ Dr. Seuss

Age Quotations

“It is after you have lost your teeth that you can afford to buy steaks” ~~ Pierre-Auguste Renoir

“Why shouldn’t art be pretty? There are enough unpleasant things in the world.” ~~ Pierre-Auguste Renoir

“Middle Age is that perplexing time of life when we hear two voices calling us, one saying, ‘Why not?’ and the other, ‘Why bother?’” ~~ Sydney J. Harris

“Youth cannot know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young.” ~~ Albus Dumbledore, in “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” by J.K. Rowling

“The best mirror is an old friend.” ~~ George Herbert

“Maturity is the ability to think, speak and act your feelings within the bounds of dignity.” ~~ Samuel Ullman

“Youth is not a time of life; it is a state of mind; it is not a matter of rosy cheeks, red lips and supple knees; it is a matter of the will, quality of the imagination, a vigor of the emotions; it is the freshness of the deep springs of life.” ~~ Samuel Ullman

“And in the end it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” ~~ Abraham Lincoln

“Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul. ” ~~ Samuel Ullman

“Wisdom doesn’t automatically come with old age. Nothing does — except wrinkles.” ~~ Abigail Van Buren

“You can only be young once. But you can always be immature.” ~~   Dave Barry

“When they tell you to grow up, they mean stop growing.” ~~   Pablo Picasso

“To control and sort young people for the sake of institutional efficiency is to crush the human spirit.” ~~   Ron Miller

“Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age.” ~~   Victor Hugo

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” ~~ C. S. Lewis

“The secret of eternal youth is arrested development.” ~~   Alice Roosevelt Longworth

“A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.” ~~   John Barrymore

“Ask the young. They know everything.” ~~   Joseph Joubert

“It is not length of life, but depth of life. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“How can it be, in a world where half the things a man knows at 20 are no longer true at 40 –and half the things he knows at 40 hadn’t been discovered when he was 20?” ~~ Arthur C. Clarke

“Education is the best provision for old age.” ~~ Aristotle

“All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” ~~ Pablo Picasso

Art Quotations

“I’ve been forty years discovering that the queen of all colors is black.” ~~ Pierre-Auguste Renoir

“Shall I tell you what I think are the two qualities of a work of art? First, it must be the indescribable, and second, it must be inimitable.” ~~ Pierre-Auguste Renoir

“An artist, under pain of oblivion, must have confidence in himself, and listen only to his real master: Nature.” ~~ Pierre-Auguste Renoir

“It’s not so much where my motivation comes from but rather how it manages to survive.” ~~ Louise Bourgeois

“Are you really sure that a floor can’t also be a ceiling?” ~~ M.C. Escher

“I am still learning.” ~~   Michelangelo

“You will find poetry nowhere unless you bring some of it with you.” ~~ Joseph Joubert

“You don’t write because you want to say something, you write because you have something to say.” ~~   F. Scott Fitzgerald

“Those who write clearly have readers, those who write obscurely have commentators.” ~~Albert Camus

“Creativity is allowing oneself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.” ~~ Scott Adams

“What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.” ~~ Joseph Addison

“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” ~~ Albert Einstein

Attitude Quotations

“Americans… still believe in an America where anything’s possible – they just don’t think their leaders do.” ~~ Barack Obama

“Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man.” ~~ Benjamin Franklin

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” ~~ John F. Kennedy

“The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings.” ~~ Eric Hoffer

“Saying thank you is more than good manners. It is good spirituality.” ~~ Alfred Painter

“It is the mind that makes the body.” ~~ Sojourner Truth

“I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself than be crowded on a velvet cushion.” ~~ Henry David Thoreau

“Fear of a name increases fear of a thing itself.” Albus Dumbledore, in “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” by J.K. Rowling

“You will never be alone with a poet in your pocket.” ~~ John Adams

“Living well is the best revenge.” ~~ George Herbert

“A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.” ~~ Sir. Francis Bacon

“Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” ~~ Dr. Seuss

“Maturity is the ability to think, speak and act your feelings within the bounds of dignity.” ~~ Samuel Ullman

“Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience.” ~~ George Washington

“Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it.” ~~ Dennis P. Kimbro

“The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes of mind.” ~~ William James

“It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come. ” ~~ Dalai Lama

“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful what we pretend to be.” ~~ Kurt Vonnegut

“If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. Don’t be surly at home, then go out in the street and start grinning ‘Good morning’ at total strangers.” ~~ Maya Angelou

“I’ve learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.~~ Martha Washington

“You can’t have everything. Where would you put it?” ~~ Steven Wright

“Small minds are much distressed by little things. Great minds see them all but are not upset by them.” ~~   Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers.” ~~   James Thurber

“There’s a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot.” ~~ Steven Wright

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” ~~ Mahatma Gandhi

“Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm. ” ~~ Sir Winston Churchill

“I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.” ~~   Oprah Winfrey

“When we are unable to find tranquility within ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere. ” ~~  Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time.” ~~  Steven Wright

“I am still learning.” ~~   Michelangelo

“Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.” ~~   Leo Buscaglia

“You will find poetry nowhere unless you bring some of it with you.” ~~ Joseph Joubert

“Who shall kindle others must himself glow.” ~~   Italian Proverb

“Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work.” ~~   Mark Twain

“Our life is  frittered away with detail. Simplify.  Simplify.” ~~   Henry David Thoreau

“If we do not change our direction, we are likely to end up where we are headed.” ~~   Chinese Proverb

“You don’t write because you want to say something, you write because you have something to say.” ~~   F. Scott Fitzgerald

“Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age.” ~~   Victor Hugo

“One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.”~~   A. A. Milne

“The one real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions.” ~~ Bishop Mandell Creighton

“Be in charge of your own destiny, or some one else will.” ~~   Jack Welch

“Where all think alike, no one thinks much.” ~~   Walter Lippman

“Whatever you can do, or dream,  you can begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.” ~~   Goethe

“After you understand about the sun and the stars and the rotation of the earth, you may still miss the radiance of the sunset.” ~~   Alfred North Whitehead

“In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, they had better aim at something high.” ~~   Henry David Thoreau

“To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.” ~~   Elbert Hubbard

“Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” ~~   Mark Twain

“Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.” ~~   F. Scott Fitzgerald

“Humor is mankind’s greatest blessing.” ~~   Mark Twain

“I tell people I’m too stupid to know what’s impossible. I have ridiculously large dreams, and half the time they come true.” ~~   Debi Thomas

“If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams.” ~~   Les Brown

“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.” ~~ Elbert Hubbard

“We are shaped and fashioned by what we love.” ~~   Goethe

“You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your
thoughts take you.” ~~   James Allen

“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.” ~~   Anais Nin

“When you go in search of honey, you must expect to be stung by bees.” ~~   Joseph Joubert

“If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.” ~~ Abraham Maslow

“Never do things others can do and will do, if there are things others cannot do or will not do.”~~   Amelia Earhart

“There is nothing more unequal than the equal treatment of unequal people.” ~~   Thomas Jefferson

“Joy is not in things! It is in us!” ~~   Benjamin Franklin

“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” ~~ Mother Teresa

“The function of education is to help you from childhood not to imitate anybody, but be yourself all the time.” ~~ Jiddu Krishnamurti

“When you reach for the stars, you may not quite get them, but you won’t come up with a handful of mud either.” ~~  Leo Burnett

“Man’s reach should exceed his grasp, or what’s a heaven for?” ~~ Robert Browning

“The state of your life is nothing more than a reflection of your state of mind. ~ Dr. Wayne Dyer

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.” ~~ Robert Louis Stevenson

“There is no subject so old that something new cannot be said about it.” ~~ Fyodor Dostoevsky

“When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.” ~~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Live out of your imagination, not your history.” ~~ Stephen R. Covey

“While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.” ~~ Benjamin Franklin

“If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all.” ~~ Thumper’s father

Belief Quotations

“Fear of a name increases fear of a thing itself.” Albus Dumbledore, in “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” by J.K. Rowling

“Open your arms to change, but don’t let go of your values.” ~~ Dalai Lama

“The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen. ” ~~ Frank Lloyd Wright

“I’ve come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that’s as unique as a fingerprint – and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.”~~ Oprah Winfrey

“Far away, there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.” ~~ Louisa May Alcott

“Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around.” ~~   Henry David Thoreau

“Go put your creed into your deed.” ~~   Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” ~~ Mahatma Gandhi

“I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.” ~~   Oprah Winfrey

“You will find poetry nowhere unless you bring some of it with you.” ~~ Joseph Joubert

“He who opens a school door, closes a prison.” ~~ Victor Hugo

“You don’t write because you want to say something, you write because you have something to say.” ~~   F. Scott Fitzgerald

“Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.” ~~   F. Scott Fitzgerald

“A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth.” ~~ Aesop

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed,it’s the only thing that ever has.” ~~   Margaret Mead

“It is not in the stars to hold our destiny, but in ourselves.” ~~   William Shakespeare

Change Quotations

“If women want any rights more than they’s got, why don’t they just take them, and not be talking about it.” ~~ Sojourner Truth

“The real danger is not that computers will begin to think like men, but that men will begin to think like computers. ” ~~ Sydney J. Harris

“Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results. ” ~~ Rita Mae Brown

“George, if you’re sick of bad things happening to you, stop putting up with it and demand better.” ~~ Cristina Yang

“Open your arms to change, but don’t let go of your values.” ~~ Dalai Lama

“They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” ~~ Andy Warhol

“Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around.” ~~   Henry David Thoreau

“The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.” ~~   Dorothy Parker

“Become the change you want to see – those are words I live by.” ~~ Oprah Winfrey

“Habit is the nursery of errors.” ~~   Victor Hugo

When they tell you to grow up, they mean stop growing.” ~~   Pablo Picasso

“You cannot teach anybody anything. You can only help them discover it within themselves.” ~~  Galileo

“Our life is  frittered away with detail. Simplify.  Simplify.” ~~   Henry David Thoreau

“He who opens a school door, closes a prison.” ~~ Victor Hugo

“If we do not change our direction, we are likely to end up where we are headed.” ~~   Chinese Proverb

“The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: be satisfied with your opinions and content with your
knowledge.” ~~   Elbert Hubbard

“If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams.” ~~   Les Brown

“You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your
thoughts take you.” ~~   James Allen

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed,it’s the only thing that ever has.” ~~   Margaret Mead

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.” ~~ Robert Louis Stevenson

“Foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of small minds.” ~~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.” ~~ Bertrand Russell

“While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.” ~~ Benjamin Franklin

“Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.” ~~ Malcolm Forbes

“Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism. Confronting your fears and allowing yourself the right to be human can, paradoxically, make you a far happier and more productive person.” ~~ David M. Burns

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” ~~ Nelson Mandela

People and nations are forged in the fire of adversity.” ~~ John Adams

“The habits of a vigorous mind are formed in contending with difficulties.” ~~ Abigail Adams to John Quincy Adams, January 19, 1780

“I think the reward for conformity is everyone likes you but yourself. ” ~~ Rita Mae Brown

“Storms make oaks take deeper root.” ~~ George Herbert

“What you seem to be, be really.” ~~ Benjamin Franklin

“Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience.” ~~ George Washington

“It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are far more than our abilities.” ~~ Albus Dumbledore to Harry Potter, by J. K. Rowling in “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets”

“Don’t compromise yourself. You are all you’ve got.” ~~ Janis Joplin

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” ~~   Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Be yourself. Who else is better qualified? You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.” ~~ Beverly Sills

“Go put your creed into your deed.” ~~   Ralph Waldo Emerson

“In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.” ~~
Thomas  Jefferson

“What’s right isn’t always popular, and what’s popular isn’t always right.” ~~   Mahatma Gandhi

“Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those who sang best.” ~~   Henry Van Dyke

“We confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones.” ~~   Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.” ~~   Mahatma
Gandhi

“I want freedom for the full expression of my personality.” ~~   Mahatma Gandhi

“It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers.” ~~   James Thurber

“To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.” ~~   Marilyn vos Savant

“His priority did not seem to be to teach them what he knew, but rather to impress upon them that nothing, not even… knowledge, was foolproof.” ~~ J. K. Rowling in “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix”

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” ~~ Mahatma Gandhi

“I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.” ~~   Oprah Winfrey

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” ~~   Martin Luther King Jr.

“Become the change you want to see – those are words I live by.” ~~ Oprah Winfrey

“A fanatic is one who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject.” ~~ Sir Winston Churchill

“The main difference between a cat and a lie is that a cat only has nine lives.” ~~   Mark Twain

“Who shall kindle others must himself glow.” ~~   Italian Proverb

“He who opens a school door, closes a prison.” ~~ Victor Hugo

“As a child lives today, he will live tomorrow.” ~~   John Dewey

“Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.” ~~   James Allen

“The secret of eternal youth is arrested development.” ~~   Alice Roosevelt Longworth

“Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.” ~~   Mark Twain

“If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams.” ~~   Les Brown

“Dreams are the touchstones of our character.” ~~   Henry David Thoreau

“Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.” ~~   Og Mandino

“We are shaped and fashioned by what we love.” ~~   Goethe

“A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth.” ~~ Aesop

“What really matters is what you do with what you have.” ~~   H. G. Wells

“You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your
thoughts take you.” ~~   James Allen

“Initiative is doing the right thing without being told.” ~~   Victor Hugo

“Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.” ~~   Henry David Thoreau

“A person who won’t read has no advantage over one who can’t read.” ~~   Mark Twain

“It is not in the stars to hold our destiny, but in ourselves.” ~~   William Shakespeare

“The function of education is to help you from childhood not to imitate anybody, but be yourself all the time.” ~~ Jiddu Krishnamurti

“The state of your life is nothing more than a reflection of your state of mind. ~ Dr. Wayne Dyer

“Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.” ~~ Anne Frank

“If you haven’t any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.” ~~ Bob Hope

“Men are rich only as they give. He who gives great service gets great rewards.” ~~   Elbert
Hubbard

“Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” ~~   Mark Twain

“After all is said@ýð8@ is said than done.” ~~   Aesop

“You can’t stay in your corner of the forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.” ~~ A. A. Milne

“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” ~~ Mother Teresa

“A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.” ~~ Erin Majors

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.” ~~ Robert Louis Stevenson

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” ~~ Sir Winston Churchill

Choices Quotations

“We need to internalize this idea of excellence. Not many folks spend a lot of time trying to be excellent. ” ~~ Barack Obama

“If women want any rights more than they’s got, why don’t they just take them, and not be talking about it.” ~~ Sojourner Truth

“I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself than be crowded on a velvet cushion.” ~~ Henry David Thoreau

“I think the reward for conformity is everyone likes you but yourself. ” ~~ Rita Mae Brown

“You must lose a fly to catch a trout.” ~~ George Herbert

“George, if you’re sick of bad things happening to you, stop putting up with it and demand better.” ~~ Cristina Yang

“Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it.” ~~ Dennis P. Kimbro

“Does thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that’s the stuff life is made of.” ~~ Benjamin Franklin

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. ” ~~ Dr. Seuss

“No man can use his brain to think for another.” ~~   Ayn Rand

“What’s right isn’t always popular, and what’s popular isn’t always right.” ~~   Mahatma Gandhi

“You can’t have everything. Where would you put it?” ~~ Steven Wright

“Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.” ~~   Mahatma
Gandhi

“I want freedom for the full expression of my personality.” ~~   Mahatma Gandhi

“To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.” ~~   Marilyn vos Savant

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” ~~   Martin Luther King Jr.

“As a child lives today, he will live tomorrow.” ~~   John Dewey

“It’s not enough to be busy… the question is: what are we busy about?” ~~   Henry David Thoreau

“Be in charge of your own destiny, or some one else will.” ~~   Jack Welch

“The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.” ~~   Stephen R. Covey

“It is today that we create the world of the future.” ~~   Eleanor Roosevelt

“In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, they had better aim at something high.” ~~   Henry David Thoreau

“To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.” ~~   Elbert Hubbard

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” ~~   Henry David Thoreau

“After all is said and done, more is said than done.” ~~   Aesop

“If you take responsibility for yourself you will develop a hunger to accomplish your dreams.” ~~   Les Brown

“You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your
thoughts take you.” ~~   James Allen

“Initiative is doing the right thing without being told.” ~~   Victor Hugo

“Success is a choice.” ~~  Rick Pitino, Boston Celtics basketball coach

“If you want to do it, you can do it. The question is, do you want to do it?  Nellie Bly

“The first principle is that you must not fool yourself – and you are the easiest person to fool.” ~~Richard Feynman

“It is not good enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.” ~~ Rene Descartes

“Inaction saps the vigor of the mind.” ~~ Leonardo da Vinci

“An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory.” ~~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Determination Quotations

“If you’re walking down the right path and you’re willing to keep walking, eventually you’ll make progress. ” ~~ Barack Obama

“Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.” ~~ Louis Pasteur

“When I was young I observed that nine out of every ten things I did were failures, so I did ten times more work” ~~ George Bernard Shaw

“It is the mind that makes the body.” ~~ Sojourner Truth

“It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.” ~~ Edmund Hillary

“The habits of a vigorous mind are formed in contending with difficulties.” ~~ Abigail Adams to John Quincy Adams, January 19, 1780

“Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results. ” ~~ Rita Mae Brown

“Have some fire. Be unstoppable. Be a force of nature!” ~~ Cristina Yang

“I didn’t fail 1000 times. The light bulb was an invention with 1000 steps.” ~~ Thomas Edison

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” ~~ Thomas A. Edison

“A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing.” ~~ Albert Camus

“Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.” ~~ Abraham Lincoln

“The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.” ~~ Napolean Hill

“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful what we pretend to be.” ~~ Kurt Vonnegut

“Some folks succeed because they’re destined to, but most succeed because they’re determined to.” ~~ Roy Reiman

“Be yourself. Who else is better qualified? You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.” ~~ Beverly Sills

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. ” ~~ Dr. Seuss

“In matters of style, swim with the current. In matters of principle, stand like a rock.” ~~
Thomas  Jefferson

“What’s right isn’t always popular, and what’s popular isn’t always right.” ~~   Mahatma Gandhi

“Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.” ~~   Mahatma
Gandhi

“Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm. ” ~~ Sir Winston Churchill

“I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become.” ~~   Oprah Winfrey

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” ~~   Martin Luther King Jr.

“Become the change you want to see – those are words I live by.” ~~ Oprah Winfrey

“Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time.” ~~  Steven Wright

“Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work.” ~~   Mark Twain

“When they tell you to grow up, they mean stop growing.” ~~   Pablo Picasso

“We can never discover new continents until we have the courage to lose sight of all coasts.” ~~  Andre Gide

“If we do not change our direction, we are likely to end up where we are headed.” ~~   Chinese Proverb

“Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.” ~~   James Allen

“It’s not enough to be busy… the question is: what are we busy about?” ~~   Henry David Thoreau

“Good things happen to those who hustle.” ~~   Anais Nin

“Life is the path you beat while you walk it.” ~~   Antonio Machado

Be in charge of your own destiny, or some one else will.” ~~   Jack Welch

“The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.” ~~   Stephen R. Covey

“This bridge will take you halfway there — the last few steps you will have to take yourself.” ~~  Shel Silverstein

“Whatever you can do, or dream,  you can begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.” ~~   Goethe

“In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, they had better aim at something high.” ~~   Henry David Thoreau

“After all is said and done, more is said than done.” ~~   Aesop

“I tell people I’m too stupid to know what’s impossible. I have ridiculously large dreams, and half the time they come true.” ~~   Debi Thomas

“You can’t stay in your corner of the forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.” ~~ A. A. Milne

“Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.” ~~   Og Mandino

“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.” ~~ Elbert Hubbard

“You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your
thoughts take you.” ~~   James Allen

“Success is a choice.” ~~  Rick Pitino, Boston Celtics basketball coach

“When you go in search of honey, you must expect to be stung by bees.” ~~   Joseph Joubert

“If you want to do it, you can do it. The question is, do you want to do it?  Nellie Bly

“Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing. ” ~~ Abraham Lincoln

“Never interrupt someone doing something you said couldn’t be done.” ~~   Amelia Earhart

“Preparation, I have often said, is rightly two-thirds of any venture.” ~~   Amelia Earhart

“Never do things others can do and will do, if there are things others cannot do or will not do.”~~   Amelia Earhart

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” ~~   Margaret Mead

“Never interrupt someone doing something you said couldn’t be done.” ~~   Amelia Earhart

“Do not worry about your difficulties in mathematics. I can assure you that mine are still greater.”~~   Albert Einstein

“Decide whether or not the goal is worth the risks involved. If it is, stop worrying.” ~~   Amelia Earhart

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.” ~~   Albert Einstein

“When you reach for the stars, you may not quite get them, but you won’t come up with a handful of mud either.” ~~  Leo Burnett

“Education is hanging around until you’ve caught on.” ~~ Robert Frost

“There is no education like adversity.” ~~ Benjamin Disraeli

“Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” ~~ Will Rogers

“There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world; and that is an idea whose time has come.” ~~ Victor Hugo

“The most pathetic person in the world is someone who has sight but has no vision.” ~~ Helen Keller

“An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory.” ~~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made, in a narrow field.” ~~
Niels Bohr

“Take a deep breath, count to ten, and tackle each task one step at a time.” ~~ Linda Shalaway

“The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.” ~~ John Powell

“The biggest men and women with the biggest ideas can be shot down by the smallest men and women with the smallest minds. Think big anyway.” ~~ Kent M. Keith

Intelligence Quotations

“A stupid man’s report of what a clever man says can never be accurate, because he unconsciously translates what he hears into something he can understand.” ~~ Bertrand Russell

“Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information on it.” ~~ Samuel Johnson

“The wisest mind has something yet to learn.” ~~   George Santayana

“You cannot teach anybody anything. You can only help them discover it within themselves.” ~~  Galileo

“He who opens a school door, closes a prison.” ~~ Victor Hugo

“The one real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions.” ~~ Bishop Mandell Creighton

“Ignorance is the night of the mind, but a night without moon or star.” ~~   Confucius

“Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped.” ~~   Elbert Hubbard

“Ask the young. They know everything.” ~~   Joseph Joubert

“The first principle is that you must not fool yourself – and you are the easiest person to fool.” ~~Richard Feynman

“Do not worry about your difficulties in mathematics. I can assure you that mine are still greater.”~~   Albert Einstein

“Genius without education is like silver in the mine.” ~~   Benjamin Franklin

“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” ~~ Aristotle

“You can educate a fool, but you cannot make him think.” ~~ The Talmud

“When schools flourish, all flourishes.” ~~ Martin Luther

“Foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of small minds.” ~~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“It is not good enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.” ~~ Rene Descartes

“An education isn’t how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It’s being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don’t.” ~~ Anatole France

“Inaction saps the vigor of the mind.” ~~ Leonardo da Vinci

“An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made, in a narrow field.” ~~
Niels Bohr

“In an effective classroom students should not only know what they are doing, they should also know why and how.” ~~ Harry K. Wong

“If people did not do silly things, nothing intelligent would ever get done.” ~~ Ludwig
Wittgenstein

“Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.” ~~ Confucius

“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” ~~ Aristotle

“It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated.” ~~ Alec
Bourne

“Information cannot replace education.” ~~ Earl Kiole

“The liberally educated person is one who is able to resist the easy and preferred answers not because he is obstinate but because he knows others worthy of consideration.” ~~ Allan Bloom

“Don’t set your wit against a child.” ~~ Jonathan Swift

“Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.” ~~ B. F. Skinner

“All kids are gifted. Some just open their packages earlier than others.” ~~ Michael Carr

“Action is the real measure of intelligence.” ~~ Napoleon Hill

“Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius — and a lot of courage — to move in the opposite direction.” ~~ Albert Einstein

Wisdom Quotations

“Do the things you know, and you shall learn the truth you need to know.” ~~ Louisa May Alcott

“It is always with excitement that I wake up in the morning wondering what my intuition will toss up to me, like gifts from the sea. I work with it and rely on it. It’s my partner.” ~~ Jonas Salk

“A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.” ~~ Sir. Francis Bacon

“Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.” ~~ Dr. Seuss

“Stupidity has a knack of getting its way.” ~~ Albert Camus

“You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t possibly live long enough to make them all yourself.” ~~ Sam Levenson

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” ~~   Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Does thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that’s the stuff life is made of.” ~~ Benjamin Franklin

“You can fool too many of the people too much of the time.” ~~   James Thurber

“Wisdom doesn’t automatically come with old age. Nothing does — except wrinkles.” ~~ Abigail Van Buren

“We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools. ” ~~   Martin Luther King Jr

“To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.” ~~   Marilyn vos Savant

“His priority did not seem to be to teach them what he knew, but rather to impress upon them that nothing, not even… knowledge, was foolproof.” ~~ J. K. Rowling in “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix”

“We don’t receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take us or spare us.” ~~   Marcel Proust

“The wisest mind has something yet to learn.” ~~   George Santayana

“The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts. ” ~~   Bertrand Russell

“Those who write clearly have readers, those who write obscurely have commentators.” ~~Albert Camus

“We must teach our children to dream with their eyes open.” ~~ Harry Edwards

“Instruction begins when you, the teacher, learn from the learner; put yourself in his place so that you may understand what he learns and the way he understands it.” ~~ Soren Kierkegaard

Truth Quotations

“Truth is powerful and it prevails.” ~~ Sojourner Truth

“Truth burns up error.” ~~ Sojourner Truth

“Do the things you know, and you shall learn the truth you need to know.” ~~ Louisa May Alcott

“A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing.” ~~ Albert Camus

“A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth.” ~~ Aesop

“It is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.” ~~ Virginia Woolf

Tolerance Quotations

“In the practice of tolerance, one’s enemy is the best teacher.” ~~ Dalai Lama

“The highest result of education is tolerance.” ~~ Helen Keller

“Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilized by education.” ~~ Charlotte Bronte

Teaching Quotations

“I have discovered few learning disabled students in my three decades of teaching. I have, however, discovered many, many victims of teaching inabilities.” ~~ Marva Collins

“Spoon feeding, in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.” ~~ E.M. Forster

“The single greatest effect on student achievement is not race, it is not poverty — it is the effectiveness of the teacher.” ~~ Harry K. Wong

“It is the teacher — what the teacher knows and can do — that is the most significant factor in student achievement.” ~~ Harry K. Wong

“We shouldn’t teach great books; we should teach a love of reading.” ~~ B. F. Skinner

“His priority did not seem to be to teach them what he knew, but rather to impress upon them that nothing, not even… knowledge, was foolproof.” ~~ J. K. Rowling in “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix”

“You cannot teach anybody anything. You can only help them discover it within themselves.” ~~  Galileo

“He who opens a school door, closes a prison.” ~~ Victor Hugo

“To control and sort young people for the sake of institutional efficiency is to crush the human spirit.” ~~   Ron Miller

“History is a race between education and catastrophe.” ~~ H. G. Wells

“The one real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions.” ~~ Bishop Mandell Creighton

“He who has imagination without learning has wings but no feet.” ~~ Joseph Joubert

“I am always ready to learn, but I do not always like being taught.” ~~ Winston Churchill

“There is nothing like a dream to create the future.” ~~   Victor Hugo

“The past, the present and the future are really one: they are today.” ~~   Harriet Beecher Stowe

“I teach therefore I am.” ~~ Anonymous

“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” ~~ Mother Teresa

“A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.” ~~ Erin Majors

“To teach is to learn twice.” ~~ Joseph Joubert

“Example isn’t another way to teach, it is the only way to teach.” ~~ Albert Einstein

“The teacher is one who makes two ideas grow where only one grew before.” ~~ Elbert Hubbard

“Teachers open the door. You enter by yourself.” ~~ Chinese proverb

“In a completely rational society, the best of us would aspire to be teachers and the rest of us
would have to settle for something less…” ~~ Lee Iacocca

“Experience is a dear teacher, but fools will learn at no other.” ~~ Benjamin Franklin

“A teacher is one who makes himself progressively unnecessary.” ~~ Thomas Carruthers

“A gifted teacher is as rare as a gifted doctor, and makes far less money.” ~~  unknown

“My heart is singing for joy this morning. A miracle has happened! The light of understanding has shone upon my little pupil’s mind, and behold, all things are changed.” ~~ Anne Sullivan

“A word as to the education of the heart. We don’t believe that this can be imparted through
books; it can only be imparted through the loving touch of the teacher.” ~~ Cesar Chavez

“A child cannot be taught by anyone who despises him.” ~~ James Baldwin

“That is the difference between good teachers and great teachers: good teachers make the best of a pupil’s means; great teachers foresee a pupil’s ends.” ~~ Maria Callas

“Instruction begins when you, the teacher, learn from the learner; put yourself in his place so that you may understand what he learns and the way he understands it.” ~~ Soren Kierkegaard

“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” ~~ Albert Einstein

“It’s not what is poured into a student, but what is planted.” ~~ Linda Conway

“Freedom of teaching and of opinion in book or press is the foundation for the sound and natural development of any people.” ~~ Albert Einstein

“You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him discover it in himself.” Galileo

“Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater.” ~~ Gail Godwin

“The essence of teaching is to make learning contagious, to have one idea spark another.” ~~ Marva Collins

“A professor can never better distinguish himself in his work than by encouraging a clever pupil, for the true discoverers are among them, as comets amongst the stars.” ~~ Linnaeus

“Your heart is slightly bigger than the average human heart, but that’s because you’re a teacher.”~~ Aaron Bacall

“Teaching is not a profession; it’s a passion.” ~~ Unknown

“The kids in our classroom are infinitely more significant than the subject matter we teach.” ~~ Meladee McCarty

“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” ~~ Henry B. Adams

“There is a brilliant child locked inside every student.” ~~ Marva Collins

“The objective of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.”~~ Robert Maynard Hutchins

“I hear, and I forget. I see, and I remember. I do, and I understand.” ~~ Chinese Proverb

“The job of an educator is to teach students to see vitality in themselves.” ~~ Joseph Campbell

“They may forget what you said but they will never forget how you made them feel.” ~~ Carl W.Buechner

“The secret of teaching is to appear to have known all your life what you learned this afternoon.” ~~ Anonymous

“It must be remembered that the purpose of education is not to fill the minds of students with facts… it is to teach them to think.” ~~ Robert Hutchins

“Learning to teach is a bigger job than universities, schools, experience, or personal disposition alone can accomplish.” ~~ Sharon Feiman-Nemser

“As a teacher I feel I have a moral obligation to help the children in my classroom grow toward becoming full human beings and to feel successful.” ~~ Jean Medick

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” ~~ Benjamin Franklin

“The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.” ~~ Anatole France

Talent Quotations

“Do the things you know, and you shall learn the truth you need to know.” ~~ Louisa May Alcott

“If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.” ~~ Thomas A. Edison

Nothing happens quite by chance. It’s a question of accretion of information and experience.” ~~ Jonas Salk

“At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.” ~~ Plato

“All of us do not have equal talent, but all of us should have an equal opportunity to develop our talent.” ~~ John F. Kennedy

“You will find poetry nowhere unless you bring some of it with you.” ~~ Joseph Joubert

“You cannot teach anybody anything. You can only help them discover it within themselves.” ~~  Galileo

“Your talent is God’s gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.” ~~ Leo Buscaglia

“What really matters is what you do with what you have.” ~~   H. G. Wells

Success Quotations

“We need to internalize this idea of excellence. Not many folks spend a lot of time trying to be excellent. ” ~~ Barack Obama

“If you’re walking down the right path and you’re willing to keep walking, eventually you’ll make progress. ” ~~ Barack Obama

“Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.” ~~ Louis Pasteur

“Chance favors the prepared mind” ~~ Louis Pasteur

“When I was young I observed that nine out of every ten things I did were failures, so I did ten times more work” ~~ George Bernard Shaw

“You must lose a fly to catch a trout.” ~~ George Herbert

“Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible. I think it’s in my basement… let me go upstairs and check.” ~~ M.C. Escher

“Eighty percent of success is showing up.” ~~ Woody Allen

“If you’re not failing every now and again, it’s a sign you’re not doing anything very innovative.” ~~ Woody Allen

“Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.” ~~ Thomas A. Edison

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” ~~ Thomas A. Edison

“Nothing happens quite by chance. It’s a question of accretion of information and experience.” ~~ Jonas Salk

“Well done is better than well said.” ~~Benjamin Franklin

“It is the teacher — what the teacher knows and can do — that is the most significant factor in student achievement.” ~~ Harry K. Wong

“The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.” ~~ Napolean Hill

“Some folks succeed because they’re destined to, but most succeed because they’re determined to.” ~~ Roy Reiman

“The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen. ” ~~ Frank Lloyd Wright

“I’ve come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that’s as unique as a fingerprint – and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.”~~ Oprah Winfrey

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” ~~   Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Achievement is largely the product of steadily raising one’s level of aspiration and expectation.”~~ Jack Nicklaus

“Be yourself. Who else is better qualified? You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.” ~~ Beverly Sills

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. ” ~~ Dr. Seuss

“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss it you will land among the stars.” ~~   Les Brown

“One hundred percent of the shots you don’t take don’t go in.” ~~   Wayne Gretzky

“Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm. ” ~~ Sir Winston Churchill

“Men are rich only as they give. He who gives great service gets great rewards.” ~~   Elbert
Hubbard

“He who opens a school door, closes a prison.” ~~ Victor Hugo

“In these days, a man who says a thing cannot be done is quite apt to be interrupted by some idiot doing it.” ~~   Elbert Hubbard

“Good things happen to those who hustle.” ~~   Anais Nin

“In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, they had better aim at something high.” ~~   Henry David Thoreau

“Success is a choice.” ~~  Rick Pitino, Boston Celtics basketball coach

“If you want to do it, you can do it. The question is, do you want to do it?  Nellie Bly

“Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing. ” ~~ Abraham Lincoln

“Preparation, I have often said, is rightly two-thirds of any venture.” ~~ Amelia Earhart

“You always pass failure on the way to success.” ~~   Mickey Rooney

“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” ~~   Albert Einstein

“Failure seldom stops you. What stops you is the fear of failure. ~ Jack Lemmon

“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor. ~ Truman Capote

“A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in on the experience.” ~~ Elbert Hubbard

“Creativity is allowing oneself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.” ~~ Scott Adams

“It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.  ~ Herman Melville

“Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door.” ~~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism. Confronting your fears and allowing yourself the right to be human can, paradoxically, make you a far happier and more productive person.” ~~ David M. Burns

“Every job is a self-portrait of the person who did it. Autograph your work with excellence.” ~~ Unknown

“Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” ~~ Aristotle

“An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.” ~~ Bill Bernbach

“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.” ~~ Mark Twain

“Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will
lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life.” ~~ David M. Burns

Speaking Quotations

“Broadly speaking, the short words are the best, and the old words best of all. ” ~~ Sir Winston Churchill

“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” ~~ Mother Teresa

Self-Discipline Quotations

“It’s not so much where my motivation comes from but rather how it manages to survive.” ~~ Louise Bourgeois

“I didn’t fail 1000 times. The light bulb was an invention with 1000 steps.” ~~ Thomas Edison

“Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.” ~~ Abraham Lincoln

“A fanatic is one who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject.” ~~ Sir Winston Churchill

“If we do not change our direction, we are likely to end up where we are headed.” ~~   Chinese Proverb

This bridge will take you halfway there — the last few steps you will have to take yourself.” ~~  Shel Silverstein

“Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing. ” ~~ Abraham Lincoln

“Teachers open the door. You enter by yourself.” ~~ Chinese proverb

“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.” ~~ Mark Twain

Risk Quotations

“Truth is powerful and it prevails.” ~~ Sojourner Truth

“The real danger is not that computers will begin to think like men, but that men will begin to think like computers. ” ~~ Sydney J. Harris

“It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.” ~~ Edmund Hillary

“It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, just as much to stand up to our friends.” ~~ Albus Dumbledore, from “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” by J.K. Rowling

“If you’re not failing every now and again, it’s a sign you’re not doing anything very innovative.” ~~ Woody Allen

“Risks, I like to say, always pay off. You learn what to do, or what not to do.” ~~ Jonas Salk

“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” ~~ T. S. Eliot

“Be yourself. Who else is better qualified? You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.” ~~ Beverly Sills

“Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.” ~~   Mahatma
Gandhi

“Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.” ~~  Mahatma Gandhi

“In these days, a man who says a thing cannot be done is quite apt to be interrupted by some idiot doing it.” ~~   Elbert Hubbard

“To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.” ~~   Elbert Hubbard

“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.” ~~ Elbert Hubbard

“When you go in search of honey, you must expect to be stung by bees.” ~~   Joseph Joubert

“Decide whether or not the goal is worth the risks involved. If it is, stop worrying.” ~~   Amelia Earhart

“Decide whether or not the goal is worth the risks involved. If it is, stop worrying.” ~~   Amelia Earhart

“You always pass failure on the way to success.” ~~   Mickey Rooney

“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” ~~   Albert Einstein

“Failure seldom stops you. What stops you is the fear of failure. ~ Jack Lemmon

“Dare to be wrong and to dream.” ~~ Frederick von Schiller

“Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism. Confronting your fears and allowing yourself the right to be human can, paradoxically, make you a far happier and more productive person.” ~~ David M. Burns

“Assert your right to make a few mistakes. If people can’t accept your imperfections, that’s their fault.” ~~ David M. Burns

“It’s okay to make mistakes. Mistakes are our teachers — they help us to learn.” ~~ John Bradshaw

“Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will
lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life.” ~~ David M. Burns

“The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.” ~~ John Powell

“You will never be alone with a poet in your pocket.” ~~ John Adams

“Language exerts hidden power, like the moon on the tides.” ~~ Rita Mae Brown

“To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark.” ~~ Victor Hugo, Les Miserables

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you’ll go.” ~~ Dr. Seuss

“Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.” ~~ Groucho Marx

“The only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which have gone a little farther down our particular path than we have yet got ourselves.” ~~ E.M. Forster

“You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.” ~~ Ray Bradbury

“We shouldn’t teach great books; we should teach a love of reading.” ~~ B. F. Skinner

“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” ~~ Joseph Addison

“Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information on it.” ~~ Samuel Johnson

“What’s another word for thesaurus?” ~~ Steven Wright

“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.” ~~   Groucho Marx

“You will find poetry nowhere unless you bring some of it with you.” ~~ Joseph Joubert

“He who opens a school door, closes a prison.” ~~ Victor Hugo

“He who has imagination without learning has wings but no feet.” ~~ Joseph Joubert

“The past, the present and the future are really one: they are today.” ~~   Harriet Beecher Stowe

“A person who won’t read has no advantage over one who can’t read.” ~~   Mark Twain

“Those who write clearly have readers, those who write obscurely have commentators.” ~~Albert Camus

“The whole world opened to me when I learned to read.” ~~ Mary McLeod Bethune

“It is books that are the key to the wide world; if you can’t do anything else, read all that you can.” ~~ Jane Hamilton

Peace Quotations

“Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man.” ~~ Benjamin Franklin

“Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world.” ~~ Louis Pasteur

“I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.” ~~ John Adams to Abigail Adams, May 12, 1780

“There was never a good war or a bad peace.” ~~ Benjamin Franklin

“Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.” ~~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children.” ~~ Mahatma Ghandi

“If you wish to experience peace, provide peace for another.” ~~ Dalai Lama

“Courage is the price that Life exacts for granting peace.” ~~   Amelia Earhart

Optimism Quotations

“Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” ~~ Dr. Seuss

“Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier.” ~~ Colin Powell

“I’ve learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.~~ Martha Washington

“Far away, there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.” ~~ Louisa May Alcott

“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss it you will land among the stars.” ~~   Les Brown

“Small minds are much distressed by little things. Great minds see them all but are not upset by them.” ~~   Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts. ” ~~   Bertrand Russell

“You will find poetry nowhere unless you bring some of it with you.” ~~ Joseph Joubert

“In these days, a man who says a thing cannot be done is quite apt to be interrupted by some idiot doing it.” ~~   Elbert Hubbard

“There is nothing like a dream to create the future.” ~~   Victor Hugo

“Dreams are necessary to life.” ~~   Anais Nin

“Man’s reach should exceed his grasp, or what’s a heaven for?” ~~ Robert Browning

“Live out of your imagination, not your history.” ~~ Stephen R. Covey

“My heart is singing for joy this morning. A miracle has happened! The light of understanding has shone upon my little pupil’s mind, and behold, all things are changed.” ~~ Anne Sullivan

“It’s okay to make mistakes. Mistakes are our teachers — they help us to learn.” ~~ John Bradshaw

Love Quotations

“At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.” ~~ Plato

“Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do, but how much love we put in that action.”~~ Mother Teresa

“I’ve come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that’s as unique as a fingerprint – and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.”~~ Oprah Winfrey

“If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. Don’t be surly at home, then go out in the street and start grinning ‘Good morning’ at total strangers.” ~~ Maya Angelou

“We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools. ” ~~   Martin Luther King Jr

“What we’re all striving for is authenticity, a spirit-to-spirit connection.” ~~   Oprah Winfrey

“A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care of all to
acquire. ” ~~   Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“You can’t stay in your corner of the forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.” ~~ A. A. Milne

“We are shaped and fashioned by what we love.” ~~   Goethe

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed,it’s the only thing that ever has.” ~~   Margaret Mead

“Joy is not in things! It is in us!” ~~   Benjamin Franklin

“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” ~~ Mother Teresa

“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” ~~ Aristotle

“Joy is but the sign that creative emotion is fulfilling its purpose.” ~~ Charles Du Bos

“Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do, but how much love we put in that action.”~~ Mother Teresa

“A child cannot be taught by anyone who despises him.” ~~ James Baldwin

“It is the responsibility of every adult to make sure that children hear what we have learned from the lessons of life and to hear over and over that we love them.” ~~ Marian W. Edelman

“Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” ~~ Aristotle

“There is a brilliant child locked inside every student.” ~~ Marva Collins

“They may forget what you said but they will never forget how you made them feel.” ~~ Carl W.Buechner

Limits Quotations

“Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible. I think it’s in my basement… let me go upstairs and check.” ~~ M.C. Escher

“If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.” ~~ Thomas A. Edison

“I’m through accepting limits ‘cuz someone says they’re so. Some things I cannot change but ’till I try, I’ll never know!” ~~ Elphaba in the song Defying Gravity from the musical Wicked (music and lyrics written by Stephen Schwartz)

“No man can use his brain to think for another.” ~~   Ayn Rand

“You can’t have everything. Where would you put it?” ~~ Steven Wright

“It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers.” ~~   James Thurber

“His priority did not seem to be to teach them what he knew, but rather to impress upon them that nothing, not even… knowledge, was foolproof.” ~~ J. K. Rowling in “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix”

“The main difference between a cat and a lie is that a cat only has nine lives.” ~~   Mark Twain

“Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.” ~~   Leo Buscaglia

“The one real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions.” ~~ Bishop Mandell Creighton

“Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped.” ~~   Elbert Hubbard

“If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.” ~~ Abraham Maslow

“Preparation, I have often said, is rightly two-thirds of any venture.” ~~   Amelia Earhart

“There is nothing more unequal than the equal treatment of unequal people.” ~~   Thomas Jefferson

“Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” ~~ Will Rogers

“Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism. Confronting your fears and allowing yourself the right to be human can, paradoxically, make you a far happier and more productive person.” ~~ David M. Burns

“Assert your right to make a few mistakes. If people can’t accept your imperfections, that’s their fault.” ~~ David M. Burns

Life Quotations

“Saying thank you is more than good manners. It is good spirituality.” ~~ Alfred Painter

“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” ~~ George Bernard Shaw

“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” ~~ Albus Dumbledore, in “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” by J.K. Rowling

“There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.” ~~ John Adams

“Living well is the best revenge.” ~~ George Herbert

“And in the end it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” ~~ Abraham Lincoln

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” ~~ Gandhi

“I have never in my life learned anything from any man who agreed with me.” ~~ Dudley Field Malone

“Does thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that’s the stuff life is made of.” ~~ Benjamin Franklin

“No man can use his brain to think for another.” ~~   Ayn Rand

“One hundred percent of the shots you don’t take don’t go in.” ~~   Wayne Gretzky

“You can fool too many of the people too much of the time.” ~~   James Thurber

“Wisdom doesn’t automatically come with old age. Nothing does — except wrinkles.” ~~ Abigail Van Buren

“We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools. ” ~~   Martin Luther King Jr

“Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.” ~~   Mahatma
Gandhi

“What we’re all striving for is authenticity, a spirit-to-spirit connection.” ~~   Oprah Winfrey

“Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future.” ~~   Euripides

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” ~~   Martin Luther King Jr.

“The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.” ~~   Dorothy Parker

“We don’t receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take us or spare us.” ~~   Marcel Proust

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” ~~   Anais Nin

“Who shall kindle others must himself glow.” ~~   Italian Proverb

“When they tell you to grow up, they mean stop growing.” ~~   Pablo Picasso

“Our life is  frittered away with detail. Simplify.  Simplify.” ~~   Henry David Thoreau

“He who opens a school door, closes a prison.” ~~ Victor Hugo

“As a child lives today, he will live tomorrow.” ~~   John Dewey

“History is a race between education and catastrophe.” ~~ H. G. Wells

“It’s not enough to be busy… the question is: what are we busy about?” ~~   Henry David Thoreau

“Life is the path you beat while you walk it.” ~~   Antonio Machado

“Be in charge of your own destiny, or some one else will.” ~~   Jack Welch

“Saying thank you is more than good manners. It is good spirituality.” ~~ Alfred Painter

“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” ~~ George Bernard Shaw

“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” ~~ Albus Dumbledore, in “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” by J.K. Rowling

“There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.” ~~ John Adams

“Living well is the best revenge.” ~~ George Herbert

“And in the end it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” ~~ Abraham Lincoln

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” ~~ Gandhi

“I have never in my life learned anything from any man who agreed with me.” ~~ Dudley Field Malone

“Does thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that’s the stuff life is made of.” ~~ Benjamin Franklin

“No man can use his brain to think for another.” ~~   Ayn Rand

“The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.” ~~   Stephen R. Covey

“It is today that we create the world of the future.” ~~   Eleanor Roosevelt

“Dreams are necessary to life.” ~~   Anais Nin

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” ~~   Henry David Thoreau

“After all is said and done, more is said than done.” ~~   Aesop

“The past, the present and the future are really one: they are today.” ~~   Harriet Beecher Stowe

“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.” ~~ Elbert Hubbard

“We are shaped and fashioned by what we love.” ~~   Goethe

“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.” ~~   Anais Nin

“There is nothing more unequal than the equal treatment of unequal people.” ~~   Thomas Jefferson

“Courage is the price that Life exacts for granting peace.” ~~   Amelia Earhart

“It is not length of life, but depth of life. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Man’s reach should exceed his grasp, or what’s a heaven for?” ~~ Robert Browning

“A college degree is not a sign that one is a finished product but an indication a person is
prepared for life.” ~~ Reverend Edward A. Malloy

“Assert your right to make a few mistakes. If people can’t accept your imperfections, that’s their fault.” ~~ David M. Burns

“The whole world opened to me when I learned to read.” ~~ Mary McLeod Bethune

“You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating
curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.” ~~ Clay P. Bedford

“It is the responsibility of every adult to make sure that children hear what we have learned from the lessons of life and to hear over and over that we love them.” ~~ Marian W. Edelman

“It is books that are the key to the wide world; if you can’t do anything else, read all that you can.” ~~ Jane Hamilton

“Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will
lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life.” ~~ David M. Burns

“The objective of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.”~~ Robert Maynard Hutchins

“The job of an educator is to teach students to see vitality in themselves.” ~~ Joseph Campbell

“Education, therefore, is a process of living and not a preparation for future living.” ~~ John Dewey

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” ~~ Sir Winston Churchill

Learning Quotations

“I have discovered few learning disabled students in my three decades of teaching. I have, however, discovered many, many victims of teaching inabilities.” ~~ Marva Collins

“The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings.” ~~ Eric Hoffer

“They know enough who know how to learn.” ~~ Henry B. Adams

“Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.” ~~ Dr. Seuss

“The single greatest effect on student achievement is not race, it is not poverty — it is the effectiveness of the teacher.” ~~ Harry K. Wong

“It is the teacher — what the teacher knows and can do — that is the most significant factor in student achievement.” ~~ Harry K. Wong

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” ~~ Gandhi

“I have never in my life learned anything from any man who agreed with me.” ~~ Dudley Field Malone

“People learn something every day, and a lot of times it’s that what they learned the day before was wrong.” ~~ Bill Vaughan

“You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t possibly live long enough to make them all yourself.” ~~ Sam Levenson

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” ~~   Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” ~~ Joseph Addison

“One hundred percent of the shots you don’t take don’t go in.” ~~   Wayne Gretzky

“Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information on it.” ~~ Samuel Johnson

“His priority did not seem to be to teach them what he knew, but rather to impress upon them that nothing, not even… knowledge, was foolproof.” ~~ J. K. Rowling in “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix”

“Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future.” ~~   Euripides

“The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.” ~~   Dorothy Parker

“The wisest mind has something yet to learn.” ~~   George Santayana

“Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.” ~~ Abigail Adams

“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.” ~~   Groucho Marx

“Habit is the nursery of errors.” ~~   Victor Hugo

“I am still learning.” ~~   Michelangelo

“When they tell you to grow up, they mean stop growing.” ~~   Pablo Picasso

“You cannot teach anybody anything. You can only help them discover it within themselves.” ~~  Galileo

“To control and sort young people for the sake of institutional efficiency is to crush the human spirit.” ~~   Ron Miller

“As a child lives today, he will live tomorrow.” ~~   John Dewey

“History is a race between education and catastrophe.” ~~ H. G. Wells

“One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.”~~   A. A. Milne

“The one real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions.” ~~ Bishop Mandell Creighton

“He who has imagination without learning has wings but no feet.” ~~ Joseph Joubert

I am always ready to learn, but I do not always like being taught.” ~~ Winston Churchill

“The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.” ~~   Stephen R. Covey

“It is today that we create the world of the future.” ~~   Eleanor Roosevelt

“After you understand about the sun and the stars and the rotation of the earth, you may still miss the radiance of the sunset.” ~~   Alfred North Whitehead

“The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: be satisfied with your opinions and content with your
knowledge.” ~~   Elbert Hubbard

“Ignorance is the night of the mind, but a night without moon or star.” ~~   Confucius

“Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped.” ~~   Elbert Hubbard

“Learning is like rowing upstream: not to advance is to drop back.” ~~   Chinese Proverb

“The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.” ~~ Aristotle

“Do not worry about your difficulties in mathematics. I can assure you that mine are still greater.”~~   Albert Einstein

“What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.” ~~   George Bernard Shaw

“Genius without education is like silver in the mine.” ~~   Benjamin Franklin

“Learning is like rowing upstream: not to advance is to drop back.” ~~   Chinese Proverb

“Upon the subject of education … I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people may be engaged in.” ~~ Abraham Lincoln

“The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.” ~~   Albert Einstein

“When you reach for the stars, you may not quite get them, but you won’t come up with a handful of mud either.” ~~  Leo Burnett

“Man’s reach should exceed his grasp, or what’s a heaven for?” ~~ Robert Browning

“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” ~~ Aristotle

“To teach is to learn twice.” ~~ Joseph Joubert

“When schools flourish, all flourishes.” ~~ Martin Luther

“It is not good enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.” ~~ Rene Descartes

“Apply yourself. Get all the education you can, but then…do something. Don’t just stand there, make it happen.” ~~ Lee Iacocca

“An education isn’t how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It’s being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don’t.” ~~ Anatole France

“Inaction saps the vigor of the mind.” ~~ Leonardo da Vinci

“An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made, in a narrow field.” ~~
Niels Bohr

“The important thing is not to stop questioning.” ~~ Albert Einstein

“In an effective classroom students should not only know what they are doing, they should also know why and how.” ~~ Harry K. Wong

“Learning is not a spectator sport.” ~~ Anonymous

“You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating
curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.” ~~ Clay P. Bedford

“My heart is singing for joy this morning. A miracle has happened! The light of understanding has shone upon my little pupil’s mind, and behold, all things are changed.” ~~ Anne Sullivan

“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” ~~ Albert Einstein

“It’s not what is poured into a student, but what is planted.” ~~ Linda Conway

“It’s okay to make mistakes. Mistakes are our teachers — they help us to learn.” ~~ John Bradshaw

“Freedom of teaching and of opinion in book or press is the foundation for the sound and natural development of any people.” ~~ Albert Einstein

“Education is more than filling a child with facts. It starts with posing questions.” ~~ D.T. Max

“It is the responsibility of every adult to make sure that children hear what we have learned from the lessons of life and to hear over and over that we love them.” ~~ Marian W. Edelman

“Children need models rather than critics.” ~~ Joseph Joubert

“Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.” ~~ Confucius

“It is books that are the key to the wide world; if you can’t do anything else, read all that you can.” ~~ Jane Hamilton

“The essence of teaching is to make learning contagious, to have one idea spark another.” ~~ Marva Collins

“Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will
lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life.” ~~ David M. Burns

“The kids in our classroom are infinitely more significant than the subject matter we teach.” ~~ Meladee McCarty

“The objective of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.”~~ Robert Maynard Hutchins

“Education is not the filling of a bucket, but the lighting of a fire.” ~~ W. B. Yeats

“I hear, and I forget. I see, and I remember. I do, and I understand.” ~~ Chinese Proverb

“The job of an educator is to teach students to see vitality in themselves.” ~~ Joseph Campbell

“They may forget what you said but they will never forget how you made them feel.” ~~ Carl W.Buechner

“It must be remembered that the purpose of education is not to fill the minds of students with facts… it is to teach them to think.” ~~ Robert Hutchins

“Learning to teach is a bigger job than universities, schools, experience, or personal disposition alone can accomplish.” ~~ Sharon Feiman-Nemser

“What is important is to keep learning, to enjoy challenge, and to tolerate ambiguity. In the end there are no certain answers.” ~~ Martina Horner

“That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you’ve understood all your life, but in a new way.” ~~ Doris Lessing

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” ~~ Benjamin Franklin

“Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.” ~~ B. F. Skinner

“Once children learn how to learn, nothing is going to narrow their mind.” ~~ Marva Collins

“The joy of learning is as indispensable in study as breathing is in running.” ~~ Simone Weil

“The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.” ~~ John Powell

“Education, therefore, is a process of living and not a preparation for future living.” ~~ John Dewey

“If we value independence, if we are disturbed by the growing conformity of knowledge, then we may wish to set up conditions of learning which make for uniqueness.” ~~ Carl Rogers

“The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.” ~~ Anatole France

“Creativity is a type of learning process where the teacher and pupil are located in the same
individual.” ~~ Arthur Koestler

“The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think.” ~~  Bill
Beattie

“Every student can learn. Just not on the same day or in the same way.” ~~ George Evans